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    Umlani Bushcamp

    Timbavati Private Nature Reserve, Kruger National Park 1380, South Africa
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    Overview

    • Excellent91%
    • Very good6%
    • Average1%
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    • Terrible1%
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    “tree house” (81 reviews)
    “bush camp” (37 reviews)
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
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    Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

    We had the most amazing experience with our 3 young kids for 4 days. The Rangers and staff could not do enough for us to ensure we had the best experience. The kids were always accommodated. Shedreck our guide and Cabinet our tracker were brilliant...More

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    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    This was my second visit to Umlani and I loved it just as much, if not more, as the first time. It is a true bush experience, rustic but with all the comforts for a wonderful, relaxing stay. The staff is all friendly and helpful,...More

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    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    My friends and I had a wonderful time at Umlani... we hadn't been on Safari before, but it really exceeded our expectations. The camp is really well equipped, so comfy, the food was delicious and the staff couldn't do enough for us... we felt incredibly...More

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    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    Umlani Bush Camp was just perfect. Rustic but very comfortable. The staff were so lovely and accommodating that at times we felt a little overwhelmed with how attentive they were. Each day the safari guides made it their mission to make sure we had a...More

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    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    We stayed at Umlani for 4 nights. It was a truly wonderful experience, from the moment we arrived to the moment we left. We saw and learned about tigers, lions, leopards, hyenas, elephants, rhinos, impala and myriad of bird and even insects. The depth of...More

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    Kambaku Safari Lodge
    577 reviews
    #3 of 17 Speciality lodging in Timbavati Private Nature Reserve
     
    Motswari Private Game Reserve
    669 reviews
    #1 of 17 Speciality lodging in Timbavati Private Nature Reserve
     
    Shindzela Tented Safari Camp
    409 reviews
    #6 of 17 Speciality lodging in Timbavati Private Nature Reserve
     
    Kapama River Lodge
    1,598 reviews
    #4 of 4 hotels in Kapama Private Game Reserve
     
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    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Free Internet
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
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    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
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    • Pool
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    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Price range
    • US$436 - US$609 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
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    Rebecca F
    Can anyone give me examples of the food that is served and what it is like? thanks
    18 November 2016|
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    Response from Lizzie86_1 | Reviewed this property |
    Breakfast after Safari was proper breakfast. Eggs made to order, toast, bacon, fresh fruit. One day we had lamb "bacon"! Lunch was salads and meat of some kind. Dinners were ox tail, lamb, etc. Usually one or two choices... More
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    Kim Van N
    Hello, I'm looking to stay in either May or August of 2017. I know Umlani is essentially electricity-free. That being said, am I able to charge small electronics - camera batteries and mobile phones - in the rooms? Also, is hot water available during the day/morning for showers? Thank you!
    21 September 2016|
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    Response from Schiess | Property representative |
    Hi Kim We use gas geysers to heat water for showers these gas heaters work on demand. Hot/warm water is available any time you require it. We have a solar powered charge station for electronic devices cameras , cell... More
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    misbms
    Do the wheelchair accessible lodgings have roll in showers? Are there grab bars at the toilet and in the shower? Can a person in a wheelchair roll up to the sink in the bathroom? Thank you.
    23 August 2016|
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    Response from Schiess | Property representative |
    Hi there Hi there We have a one Rondavel (unit) that has grab rails in the shower and the toilet . Let me know if I can send you pictures ? Regards Marco
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    "all 'rooms' are great!"
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    "Eco rooms are less open to the outside environment, preferred the more open thatched hut."
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    "I would say that all the rooms (huts) were the same."
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    "Oh yes : go the the "tree house" !"
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